An initiative, started 8 years ago as an email campaign, has grown into a full fledged effort to assist shluchos from all over the world who cannot afford the airfare to join their fellow shluchos at the annual Kinus Convention.
Dovid and Mushky (nee Sirota) Caytak and their family will soon be moving on Shlichus to the Westboro area of Ottawa, under the Head Shliach, Rabbi Dovid Hayes.
Sunday at Chabad of Georgetown, Brooklyn, a large Purim Party for kids was organized by Shliach Rabbi Avrohom Holtzberg. Hundreds of kids gathered, all dressed up in accordance with the Purim spirit.
The annual Chof Beis Shvat Women’s Dinner at Chabad of Georgetown, Brooklyn filled Rabbi Avrohom Holtzberg’s Shul with the many community women. Speakers at the event included Mrs. Miriam Lipskier, co-founder and director of the Chabad Student Center at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and former Lieutenant Commander Mrs. Laurie Lans who has served multiple tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf.
Los Angeles and Boston are homes to the second- and seventh-largest Jewish communities in the United States, respectively, and many fans of the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots attending the Superbowl on Sunday plan to go to synagogue on Shabbat. Chabad of Atlanta, run by Rabbi Isser New, will be there to fill the need.
Rabbi Avromy and Sternie Super recently moved to the island to open Chabad of St. Lucia. The Supers, who first visited in December 2017, have begun to assemble an eclectic Jewish community of locals, snowbirds and tourists. Their posting was formally announced at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries in New York.
On Sunday evening January 13, 2019, Friends and family members, students and Shluchim, took part in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Shlichus of Rabbi Shalom and Rebbetzin Gitel Eidelman to Morocco.
The Shluchim Raffle, drawn on Tuesday January 8th, Beis Shvat, announced its winner. The Raffle, done twice a year, helps shluchim raise money from their constituents, while giving the donors a chance of winning $10,000.
A conference of Chabad emissaries in Israel was launched Monday at the Nir Etzion Hotel in the Carmel Mountains, with the participation of hundreds of emissaries working for the Young Chabad Association.
This November, the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative, in conjunction with the Bronx Borough President’s office, inducted its Hall of Fame class of 2018. One of in the six Jewish notables inducted was Rabbi Levi Shemtov who directs Chabad of the Bronx with his wife, Sarah, for the past twenty-seven years.
Chabad on Campus Shluchos from across the United States and Canada came together for the Ashreinu Society for Shluchos Annual Retreat on December 18-20. More than 65 Shluchos enjoyed two days of relaxation and bonding at the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Eighty years after the Nazis burned down the first shul on Kristallnacht, it was rebuilt in full glory. Emotional Rededication with Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar, as well as distinguished guests from all over the world.
Yaldei hashluchim around the world celebrated and danced together as they marked the 90th anniversary of Yud Daled Kislev with a virtual farbrengen hosted by MyShliach on Wednesday evening.
At University of Massachusetts Amherst, Helping Hands is building bridges across differences. When hackers broke into university printers and distributed anti-Semitic flyers two years ago, the response, an impromptu Helping Hands event.
As Mumbai’s Jewish school, the brain child of Gabi and Rivki Holtzberg, has expanded since its inception, and now another Shliach will be joining the Chabad House in Mumbai India.
The rapidly growing city of Morgan Hill will be welcoming a new Chabad presence in December. Chabad of California’s newest recruits, Rabbi Mendel and Chani (née Dalfin) Liberow and their toddler son Sadya, will be opening a Chabad center in Morgan Hill.
In the Marina Roscha neighborhood of Moscow, The Ohel Chesed Lending Depot was inaugurated. The depot assists Jewish families with a variety of useful items, like cribs, strollers, bassinets, shabbos hotplates, hot water urns, folding chairs, and much more.
A touching video that shows the power of C-Teen has been making its rounds of social media. A young man tells his story of his gravitation towards Judaism, and how C-Teen was the catalyst.
Four years ago at the kinus hashluchim, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky pledged 200 new shluchim to cater to the young adult generation. Shortly after, the Meromim foundation sponsored 50 new teen shluchim.
Thirty five miles north of Charlotte, suburban Lake Norman, named as one of “the best places in North Carolina to bring up a family,” is a fast-growing area that now features a Chabad center for the area’s Jewish families. In late September, as Hurricane Florence made landfall, Rabbi Chaim and Chaya Greenberg with their baby, Rivka, opened the doors of Chabad of Lake Norman.
Three days before Yom Kippur, the Chabad Jewish community of Issaquah, WA joined to celebrate the Chanukas Habayis of a beautiful new mikvah.
Several days before the Kinus is set to begin, a new and luxurious location was established in Paris as an office to help Shluchim.